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ERIC Number: ED357255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-May
Pages: 200
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Learning That Works. A Youth Apprenticeship Briefing Book.
Jobs for the Future, Boston, MA.
This set of briefing materials is designed to provide policymakers at the federal and state levels, journalists, and others with a quick overview of youth apprenticeship in the United States today. Chapter 1 describes what youth apprenticeship is. A map showing the beginnings of a nationwide youth apprenticeship system is provided. Chapter 2 on youth apprenticeship at the program level contains the following: matrices of Jobs for the Future's (JFF) National Youth Apprenticeship Initiative (NYAI) sites and Department of Labor (DOL) National Youth Apprenticeship Demonstration grantees, descriptions of JFF and DOL sites; a progress report on Boston's Project ProTech; and ProTech press notices. Chapter 3 has three sections: a framework for state youth apprenticeship policy; the paper, "Youth Apprenticeship: Issues and Practice in the Development of State Systems--With Examples from Maine and Wisconsin"; and a matrix illustrating youth apprenticeship legislation in states. Chapter 4 is composed of the following: a framework for federal youth apprenticeship legislation; a paper, "Proposals for Federal Youth Apprenticeship Legislation--A JFF Perspective"; a report, "Youth Apprenticeships: Improving School-to-Work Transition for the 'Forgotten Half'"; and a matrix showing federal youth apprenticeship legislation from the last congressional session. Chapter 5 lists these contacts: JFF sites; DOL sites; other youth apprenticeship sites; state-level youth apprenticeships; and JFF's NYAI advisory group. Chapter 6 contains model youth apprenticeship legislation and fact sheets on youth apprenticeship and insurance liability and child labor laws and youth apprenticeship. Chapter 7 lists 38 items for recommended reading and a JFF publications list. (YLB)
Jobs for the Future, Inc., 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140 ($35).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jobs for the Future, Boston, MA.